From fascinating to thought-provoking, ROMSpeaks presents compelling voices on hot topics.
Explore engaging issues at the ROM and experience our world, discussed.
ROMSpeaks Group Experience
Join comic giants Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert as they unpack the history of Spider-Man in popular culture. Moderated by Wes Tyrell of the Canadian Cartoonists Association, this engaging evening explores the unique qualities and nostalgia that have seen generations of fans drawn to this iconic character. Includes exclusive evening access to the exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination.
What kind of place will Canada be in 2067? In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations, and as Canada and Canadians struggle to understand our past and foster a greater Indigenous presence in cultural leadership, what will life look like for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit peoples in 2067?
Annual South Asia Lecture
The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in Bangladesh is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. As one of the newest additions to the global art biennale circuit, its impact on the global contemporary art world has skyrocketed since it was founded in 2012. Rejecting the traditional biennale format, DAS re-examines how we think about art in both a regional and international context. Join us for this exclusive conversation with its co-founders Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani and discover how the Summit was conceptualized and realized, and what they imagine for its future.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Keynote
Join National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry on assignment and into the sea, where his engaging and visual storytelling highlights the problems facing our oceans and illustrates tangible solutions.